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  • Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbus
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Describe an ethical dilemma in the medical field and give your take on it." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"Why did you apply to OSU?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Explain a 'D' I had in my transcript." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A specific question about my personal statement, which my interviewer really enjoyed reading." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None. This was probably the most positive interview experience I've ever had." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Asked my student host questions, reread my primary and secondary applications, visited school website, and read SDN feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and the students really love their school and gave the impression that they would love to have you join them. OSU is rising fast in the medical school rankings and will likely soon be a top tier school. They have spent unbelievable amounts of money on new facilities and they will tell you all about it!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was a little too much talk about the Buckeyes. Their sports teams won't be an extra incentive for me to choose OSU, but they assumed it would be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"You cannot be more supportive and enthusiastic than the OSU staff and students without the risk of seeming overbearing. My interview day was well planned and felt more entertaining than stressful. The follow-up if you do get accepted is tremendous. They really go the extra mile to get you to attend OSU and what I like best is they seem to purposely select candidates with something in eccentric in their applications to increase the diversity." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2008

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

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